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Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

Address: Yarra Park, Jolimont, Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9657 8888
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Ranked #2 of 175 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is Australia's largest, oldest and...
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is Australia's largest, oldest and most popular sporting venue. The MCG has hosted plenty of international cricket, including the first-ever Test and the 1992 World Cup final, countless VFL/AFL Grand Finals, the 1956 Olympic Games and 2006 Commonwealth Games. It will also host the final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Other sporting spectacles include FIFA World Cup soccer qualifiers, rugby league home and away matches and State of Origin and international rugby union clashes. Apart from its sporting events, the MCG has also witnessed many blockbuster music concerts, and even Pope John Paul II held a mass there when he visited Melbourne in 1986. The MCG has a total capacity of 100,024 people, comprising 95,024 seats and 5000 standing room spaces. The stadium also houses the National Sports Museum, which includes some of the most priceless pieces of memorabilia in Australian sporting history.
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

A visit to Melbourne without visiting the 'G' is almost like you never went. The iconic and historic sporting ground offers an excellent tour of the grounds by dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers. A must see for anyone visiting Melbourne, even if you're not sports mad.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

What a stadium well worth a visit so big. The history is all round you at this place a must for any cricket fan. There was no game on at the time of our visit but it was a great place

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Bendigo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Went to a one day match. Long day but fun. No problems getting in or out. Stayed at Knightsbridge apartments so could easily walk there. Toilets at mcg very clean. Drinks expensive. Atmosphere great!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Also known within Australia as the 'G' no visit to Melbourne would be complete without attending a 'footy' game. Season is played in winter, and you would find yourself in amongst up to 100,000 spectators. Feel the passion!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Must place to visit. MCG has all the facilities required. The staff is very friendly and food is great.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My grandson loved the interactive area ,he just tried everything he could and it helped that he was the only kid in that area

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

What an awesome experience!! Watched the Melbourne Stars vs Perth Scorchers and what a game it was. Brilliant atmosphere throughout the game and for the stars to go on and win was brilliant. Tickets were a bargain and just 40 bucks. Recommend to anyone visiting Melbourne when there is a cricket game on!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

MCG is well spaced and wherever you sit you can see the game easily. I advise, bring your own food and dont buy alcoholic drinks from there as a can of RTD is $10. Wait until after the game and go home or to a pub. Seating is pretty comfortable and you are covered on level 4 and some level... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

As a keen supporter it was marvellous to see where England are humiliated so frequently. No but seriously it was a fascinating tour. You are guided by senior members of the Melbourne Club. Our guy was both very knowledgeable and a delight. You visit all the levels of this vast ground; get to see the media commentary positions; sit in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

It is worth dpoing oneof the tours of the MCG. It is a signficiant place for the traditonal owners of the land and it is a signficant place for the more recent inhabitants. Some sports grounds feel empty when nothing is happening and a place to sit when there is something on. The MCG feels like a place to be... More 

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